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Execute ssh command with additional terminal command to any remote user not working script

Hello i am having an issue with bash script and this is the code

Code:
now=$(cat hosts1.txt | awk '{print $2;}')
while read n ;do
ssh root@$now 'useradd test1; echo -e "test1\ntest1" | passwd test1 &&  echo "test1  ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL" >> /etc/sudoers'

When i execute only part with cat, it returns me IP address.
But when I put a command, nothing happend, it not returning me to write something, just like it is freeze, i must put ctrl+c to get job quit.
# 2  
It is reading from stdin, i.e. your terminal, and thus doesn't freeze but waits for your input. On top, there's a done missing for your while loop.
# 3  
I added but I am forgot to copy. This is whole
Code:
#!/bin/bash

now=$(cat hosts1.txt | awk '{print $2;}')
while read n; do

ssh root@$now 'useradd test1; echo -e "test1\ntest1" | passwd test1 &&  echo "test1  ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL" >> /etc/sudoers'

done

How can i fix this because it is easier to do it like this and do not connect to all commands via ssh.
# 4  
Quote:
Originally Posted by tomislav91
. . .
How can i fix this . . .
If we only knew what you're up to. You read something from stdin into a variable n but then don't use that anywhere.
And, I'm afraid having passwd read from a pipe won't work as it is designed for interactive input.
# 5  
I am up to add a new user and make this user admin within my remote machines.
# 6  
passwd does not work that way. It will not read passwords from anything but a terminal.
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So, it sounds like you want something structured more like:
Code:
while read junk now junk
do
	ssh root@$now 'useradd test1; echo -e "test1\ntest1" | passwd test1 &&  echo "test1  ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL" >> /etc/sudoers'
done < hosts1.txt

but, as RudiC has already said, that isn't the way the passwd utility reads passwords (it reads from its controlling terminal; not from standard input). Therefore, you're going to have to find something other than:
Code:
echo -e "test1\ntest1" | passwd test1

to set the user's password.

Does useradd on your system have an option to set a password as a side-effect of creating the account? (This is one of the many reasons why you should always tell us what operating system you're using when you start a new thread in this forum.)
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